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allayed

(ă-lād′)
Diminished in severity; mitigated, moderated.
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However, the union said discussions with Wood have now "allayed" safety concerns and ensured there will not be pay cuts.
" " But after Kone underwent a scan t Finch Farm, the club have allayed fears the 31-year-old will be out for an extended " But after Kone underwent a scan t Finch Farm, the club have allayed fears the 31-year-old will be out for an extended period.
In June 2013, Adfca also allayed a rumour quoting a doctor at a prominent hospital in Saudi Arabia, which said that watermelons being imported to Abu Dhabi from an Arab country were injected with HIV that causes Aids.
Rizq allayed fears to the effect that overnight would bring forth no major surprises and that the nightmare would be soon over.
Summary: A ruling over an Indian mosque has allayed fears of widespread ethnic violence in the country.
However, the council's cabinet member for culture, leisure and tourism, Councillor Sheelagh Clarke, said the plans have allayed her fears.
But following the appointment of local businessman Ilyas Khan as nonexecutive chairman and Peter Marsden as president, fears for the club have now been allayed.
But concerns over production stoppages were allayed yesterday as market experts said the disruption to the Mexico state-owned oil company - one of America's largest suppliers - was likely only to be temporary.